Roy served as House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's (R-Texas) communications director where he "defended his boss against three ethics rebukes ... three indictments of former aides, two elections and a district attorneyâ??s investigation in Texas." In December 2004, Roy joined the DCI Group, a well connected Republican lobbying and public affairs shop. The Hill reported December 15, 2004: "Roy will help transform the firm into a one-stop shop for corporations and other entities in need of lobbyists and media advisers."
- Jonathan Kaplon, "The big leap: DeLay aide Stuart Roy moves to K St.," The Hill, December 15, 2004.
- Hamilton Nolan, "Ex-DeLay comms director set to run PR practice for DCI", PR Week, December 20, 2004.